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Minor MLB Transactions: 7/21/17

Let's catch up on some of the recent minor moves from around the game: Righty Jumbo Diaz is a free agent after rejecting an outright assignment from the Rays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports on Twitter. The bulky 33-year-old had a solid 2016 campaign but scuffled upon arriving in Tampa Bay.

Trade Chatter: Darvish, Alonso, Red Sox, Ramos, Stanton, Cahill, Nunez

Yu Darvish is pitching tonight for the Rangers, so clearly there's nothing imminent. Indeed, Texas seems likely to take its decision on the ace to the latest possible moment, even as it begins to solicit interest.

This Week In Padres Twitter – 7/21/17

This week has been a good week to be a Padres fan.  Not because waiting for the Padres to sell off assets is a Padres tradition unlike any other.  Not because the team got swept by the Rockies to strengthen the tank (although that was good).  No, it's because this blog's all time favorite player…

Game Thread: 07/20 Padres @ Giants

Starting pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Madison BumgarnerGame time: 7:15 pm PTTV: FSSD Radio: FM 94.9, XEMO 860 (Sp.) Today's Lineups SAN DIEGO PADRES SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS Jose Pirela -...

Padres Preview: 07/20 @ Giants

Veterans Jhoulys Chacin and Madison Bumgarner meet again in the series opener at AT&T Park.

Gwynntelligence Podcast: The 2017 Trade Deadline & Kevin Towers

The "agenda": Brad Hand value and expectations Is Trevor Cahill worth much? Chacin, Yates, and others Does Wil Myers have positive value?

Padres 4, Rockies 18: Colorado commits baseball crime in pummeling of Clayton Richard

There was a murder at Coors field today. Clayton Richard was the victim, Kevin Quackenbush: an innocent bystander.

Chihuahuas 1, River Cats 3: The bats just couldn’t get going today.

Good River Cats pitching plus sloppy Chihuahuas defense equals a loss.

Mariners Interested In Padres’ Arms; Cosart Done For Season

The Mariners have reached out to both the Giants and the Padres about their available starting pitchers, tweets's Jon Morosi. San Diego has three rental options to offer, highlighted by breakout righty Trevor Cahill but also including right-hander Jhoulys Chacin and southpaw Clayton Richard. (Each is signed to a one-year, $1.75MM deal.) The Giants,…

Padres Asking Multiple Top Prospects For Hand

Padres general manager A.J. Preller has been asking for teams' "top, top prospects" when shopping lefty Brad Hand around the league, an exec that has inquired on Hand tells ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (Twitter link).

Padres 6, Rockies 9: Nice night for Team Tank

If you're going to lose, make the score a funny number.

Chihuahuas 7, River Cats 3: A Night at Raley Field

My first night in a press box was a good one.

Game Thread: 07/17 Padres @ Rockies

Starting pitchers: Luis Perdomo vs. German MarquezGame time: 5:40 pm PTTV: FSSD Radio: FM 94.9, XEMO 860 (Sp.) Today's Lineups SAN DIEGO PADRES COLORADO ROCKIES Manuel Margot - CF C...

Padres Preview: 07/17 @ Rockies

After a quick three-game homestand (and series win over the Giants) to open up the second half of the 2017 season, the Padres are on the road again and facing another NL West rival. Tonight Luis...

Chris Denorfia bobbleheads for sale on Craig’s List

To this day no one has solved the mystery of the 600 Chris Denorfia bobbleheads that were dumped on the street in University City. Denorfia himself was traded to the Mariners in 2014 and if memory...